Tag: Sumatran Rhino
They say both countries would stand to benefit from such cooperation.
Following rhino's death, Deputy Chief Minister Christina Liew will lead a delegation from the Sabah Wildlife Department for talks with Indonesia on breeding efforts
Talks to be held with Indonesia about harvesting and fertlising the eggs of the last Sumatran rhinoceros left in Malaysia.
Only Iman, a female Sumatran rhino, remains in Sabah after Tam, believed to be in his mid-30s, dies.
One or more of his internal organs are not functioning well.
Sabah Environment Minister Christina Liew says studies have not found any footprints of the Sumatran rhinoceros or recorded any photos of them.
State Minister Masidi Manjun believes Sabah’s rhino population can be saved with the use of scientific initiatives.
The four cultures include those from Puntung, the female Sumatran rhino euthanised in June in Sabah.
Sabah wildlife department official says they will start giving Iman very low dose of diazepam to stimulate her appetite.
Scientists unable to recover eggs from Puntung, which was euthanised on Sunday, to continue the bloodline, leaving only two Sumatran rhinos living in the country.
Puntung was experiencing significant breathing difficulties.
The event will feature Rozella, an advocate for positive body image and John Payne, who champions the conservation of the Sumatran Rhino.
Sumatran rhinos are the smallest of all rhinos, and the only Asian variety with two horns.
The three Sumatran rhinos left were caught and have been placed in captive breeding programmes.